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Boston Globe bestsellers June 26-July 3

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Ann Patchett's "State of Wonder" remains in the number one spot in hardcover fiction.

"Greater Journey," by David McCullough, holds on to the top position in hardcover nonfiction.

Kathryn Stockett's "The Help" keeps on conquering the paperback fiction bestsellers.

And it appears as if "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot, will never leave number one in paperback nonfiction.

For full lists, see below.

Hardcover fiction

1. State of Wonder. By Ann Patchett. Harper.
2. Maine. By J. Courtney Sullivan. Knopf.
3. Caleb’s Crossing. By Geraldine Brooks. Viking.
4. Go The F**To Sleep. By Adam Mansbach. Akashic.
5. Smokin’ Seventeen. By Janet Evanovich. Bantam.
6. The Pale King. By David Foster Wallace. Little, Brown.
7. Ten Thousand Saints. By Eleanor Henderson. Ecco. (tie)
7. Sisterhood Everlasting. By Ann Brashares. Random House.
8. Buried Secrets. By Joseph Finder. St. Martins.
9. Daughters of the Revolution. By Carolyn Cooke. Knopf.

Hardcover nonfiction

1. Greater Journey. By David McCullough. Simon & Schuster.
2. In the Garden of Beasts. By Erik Larson. Crown.
3. Bossypants. By Tina Fey. Reagan Arthur.
4. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. Random House.
5. Incognito. By David Eagleman. Pantheon.
6. Witness to an Extreme Century. By Robert Jay Lifton. Free Press.(tie)
6. Lost in Shangri-La. By Mitchell Zuckoff. Harper.
7. 1861. By Adam Goodheart. Knopf. (tie)
7. The Influencing Machine. By Brooke Gladstone and Josh Neufeld. W.W. Norton.
8. The Emperor of All Maladies. By Siddhartha Mukherjee. Scribner.

Paperback fiction

1. The Help. By Kathryn Stockett. Berkley.
2. A Visit from the Goon Squad. By Jennifer Egan. Anchor.
3. Cutting for Stone. By Abraham Verghese. Vintage. (tie)
3. A Clash of Kings. By George R. R. Martin. Bantam.
4. The Imperfectionists. By Tom Rachman. Dial.
5. Room. By Emma Donoghue. Back Bay.
6. Housekeeper and the Professor. By Yoko Ogawa. Picador. (tie)
6. Super Sad True Love Story. By Gary Shteyngart. Random House.
7. Hunger Games. By Suzanne Collins. Scholastic. (tie)
7. The Three Weissmanns of Westport. By Cathleen Schine. Picador.


Paperback nonfiction

1. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. By Rebecca Skloot. Broadway.
2. Just Kids. By Patti Smith. Ecco.
3. Born to Run. By Christopher McDougall. Vintage.
4. Unlikely Friendships. By Jennifer Holland. Workman.
5. The Happiness Project. By Gretchen Rubin. Harper.
6. You Must Go and Win. By Alina Simone. Faber & Faber. (tie)
6. The Dirty Life. By Kristin Kimball. Scribner.
7. F in Exams. By Richard Benson. Chronicle. (tie)
7. Citizen Somerville. By Bobby Martini and Elayne Keratsis. Powderhouse.
7. The Disappearing Spoon. By Sam Kean. Back Bay.

Source: Boston-area bookstores.

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